Friday, January 24, 2020

Black families still denied access to home loans

In recent weeks, a spate of news coverage has referred to America’s “inner cities.” Some may even interpret it as a new code word...

What shall we do now?

There are few surprises in Washington, D.C., politics. We’ve been reduced to exhausting ourselves determining when this administration is being hyperbolic, using “alternative facts”...

Trump administration charts a course to criminal injustice  

Dear Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the 20th century called. It wants its failed, heavy-handed criminal justice policies back. In a throwback to the George W....

Trump trains his sights on affirmative action

Campaigning for the presidency, Donald Trump argued that Blacks and other people of color should vote for him. Given their current conditions, he argued,...

Heroes, prayers and condolences are not enough

If not for the courage of the first responders and the heroism of private citizens such as Jonathan Smith, a 30-year-old father of three...

The 50th anniversary of a momentous year in civil rights

“It is not an overstatement to say that the destiny of the entire human race depends on what is going on in America today....

Extra ordinary sisters deserve praise

“By our readiness to allow arms to be purchased at will and fired at whim, by allowing our movie and television screens to teach...

Love was the theme of dinner hosted by First Church

PHOTO BY JEROLINE D. MCCARTHY/DAYTONA TIMES Minister of music Leonard Hunt Sr. rendered upbeat remarks at the Valentine’s dinner at First...

Who gains when democracy is destroyed?

Democracy is defined as the government “of the people, by the people, and for the people.” Who...

The world needs Black men more than ever

Growing up as the only child of a single mother, I always expected women to be the...